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BY Adam Price | San Jose, CA | 3/12/09
On March 6, the Labor Department reported that the economy lost 650,000 more jobs in February.
BY staff | St. Paul, MN | 3/04/09
Leaders of the Minnesota Coalition for a People’s Bailout responded to the state budget forecast, March 3. The forecast anticipates a $4 billion deficit, despite the billions that will flow in from the federal stimulus.
BY Kosta Harlan | Raleigh, NC | 2/22/09
Over 4000 people, the majority African American, marched in downtown Raleigh, Feb. 14, in a show of force organized by the North Carolina NAACP.
BY Adam Price | San Jose, CA | 2/17/09
Representatives of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives agreed upon a compromise economic package Feb. 11 totaling $789 billion in federal spending and tax cuts over the next two years. The bill is expected to quickly pass the House and Senate and be signed into law by President Obama within the next week.
BY Adam Price | San Jose, CA | 2/11/09
On Feb. 6 the Labor Department reported that 598,000 jobs were lost in January and at the same time revised upwards their report on job losses for November and December.
BY Fight Back! Editors | United States | 2/05/09
In January, both Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac will stop evicting tenants in foreclosed homes.
BY Adam Price | San Jose, CA | 2/03/09
On Jan. 29 the IRS released a report on the country’s 400 richest taxpayers in 2006.
BY Adam Price | San Jose, CA | 2/02/09
Latest figures from the Federal Reserve show that the basic measure of the country’s money, or M-1, rose by $100 billion in the last three months of 2008.
BY staff | Minnesota | 1/02/09
A broad coalition has formed to demand that the Minnesota legislature take concrete steps to protect low-income and working Minnesotans from the effects of the snowballing economic crisis.
BY Adam Price | San Jose, CA | 12/06/08
On Friday, Dec. 5, the Department of Labor reported that 533,000 jobs were lost in November, the worst one-month decline since 1974.
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